Cynthia Glinka is an experienced and successful dance choreographer. She has coached actors in feature films, indies, local and national television and stage. Inspires solo stylings for all ages. Cynthia's no-nonsense approach produces immediate results!
San Francisco performer and commentator of featured dance segments. Cynthia choreographed and produced the highlighted dance segments for this one-hour broadcast featuring sportscaster Vern Glenn with pro partner Silke Heleine and Jan Wahl entertainment reporter with pro partner Johnny Lee. Along with anchors Gary Radnich and Catherine Heenan, Glinka commented on this hour long broadcast viewed by millions in the Bay Area and performed a spotlight dance.
2004. Besieged by a goal-oriented fiancée and an overbearing father, a struggling young musician tries to keep his dream alive. Noting that one problem with his life may be a bona fide lack of passion, a helpful uncle points him toward an older woman, who teaches him about swing dancing -- and about following his heart. Contact Cynthia to purchase a dvd of SWING
Innis Casey, Jacqueline Bisset, Barry Bostwick, Nell Carter, Tom Skerritt and Jonathan Winters co-star.Directed by Martin Guigui and written by Mary Keil Choreography and Dance Coach Cynthia Glinka
Behind the Dance Scenes of SWING: Featurette DVD bonus track! Extensive documentary footage of behind-the-scenes sequences choreographing principal actors and pivotal scenes featuring over 100 talented San Francisco Bay Area dancers. Commentary by Cynthia Glinka.Filmed on location in the San Francisco Bay Area with a cast of talented Bay Area dancers.
Cynthia coaching Barry Bostwickand dancers on the setCynthia posing with Jacqueline Bisset Cynthia dancing with Barry Bostwick
Cynthia with Jonathan Winters
“After a 20 year hiatus from films, I was honored to be in Mr. Winters' presence. I laughed continuously for 5 days during the filming of his scenes, as Mr. Winters recalled and shared his stories."
2001. Keanu Reeves stars as Nelson, a San Francisco ad man who stays just busy enough to keep from noticing his loneliness. But one autumn, Nelson gets involved with a free spirit named Sara (Charlize Theron), who turns his world upside down. Sara, however, insists that their romance can last only one month. Is she afraid of commitment? Or is she hiding a terrible secret? Frank Langella co-stars in this romantic drama from Irish director Pat O'Connor. See it on Netflix
Keanu Reeves and Charlize TheronDirected by Patrick O'ConnorChoreographer Cynthia Glinka
"Local dance instructor Cynthia Glinka was brought in to transform the Matrix breaker into Fred Astaire.” Ruthe Stein - Movie Insider, San Francisco Chronicle
Keanu Reeves practices with Glinka
1995. Part of a wave of "eroti-thrillers" penned by Basic Instinct writer Joe Eszterhas, this film shows the consequences that occur when district attorney David Corelli (David Caruso) begins an intensely sexual affair with psychologist Katrina Gavin (Linda Fiorentino). Katrina is the suspect in a murder case that also involves a well-connected prostitute called Jade. William Friedkin of Exorcist and French Connection fame directed. See it on Netflix
David Caruso, Chazz Palminteri and Linda FiorentinoDirected by William FriedkinChoreographer and Dance Coach Cynthia Glinka
Director Bill Friedkin and Glinka “She got the job when she convinced director Bill Friedkin that she could teach anyone to dance in an hour." Marin Independent Journal
Mill Valley, CAFull length productionChoreographer, performer and commentator
Larkspur, CAChoreographer for vocal trio full length stage production
Stinson Beach, CATheatrical production ‘40s adaptationChoreographer
San FranciscoFull length production; producer, performer and choreographer
San FranciscoPrincipal dancer and co-choreographer
Featured Tap Dancer and Guinness Book World Record Holder for long distance tap dancingCo-choreographer for feature length production
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